Asylum Denied: A Refugee's Struggle for Safety in America

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Price
$35.94
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
Pages
360
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.0 X 1.1 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520261594

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About the Author

David Ngaruri Kenney came to the United States after he was persecuted in Kenya. He continues to pursue a career in public service and currently works at the Montgomery County State 's Attorney's Office in Maryland, USA. Philip G. Schrag is Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Applied Legal Studies at Georgetown University Law Center. He is the author of many books including Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, with Lisa G. Lerman, and A Well-Founded Fear: The Congressional Battle to Save Political Asylum in America.

Reviews

"Reminds us of the persecution that refugees face, takes our collective conscience and shakes it to the core."--Financial Times (05/05/2008)
"Astonishing in its power to move and inform. . .Its core concerns for justice and reform remain directed at American society."-- (03/24/2008)
"A dismaying account of bureaucracy at its red-tape-bound worst. . . . Wrenching human drama"-- (03/21/2008)
"A model of polished prose and informed advocacy ."--National Catholic Reporter (05/01/2008)
"Reads like a suspense story."--America Magazine (10/13/2008)